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The Strand Magazine, No. 4


Published April 1891
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Volume 1: Jan-Jun 1891
* No. 1 (January 1891)
* No. 2 (February 1891)
* No. 3 (March 1891)
* No. 4 (April 1891)
* No. 5 (May 1891)
* No. 6 (June 1891)

Next volume: Volume 2: Jul-Dec 1891.

About the Strand Magazine


A monthly magazine founded by George Newnes. It was published in the United Kingdom from January 1891 to March 1950. Probably the most popular of the 'illustrated periodicals' popular in late Victorian and Edwardian times, the Strand Magazine had a regular circulation of over 400,000 copies a month for many years.
The typical Strand Magazine issue contains a mixture of serialised stories for adults, general interest non-fiction, and material for children. Much well-known fiction was first serialised in the Strand Magazine, most notably the short stories featuring Sherlock Holmes, written by Arthur Conan Doyle. The magazine is highly illustrated, normally containing well over 100 illustrations in every issue.

Contents

  • Pictures with Histories (continued).
  • Two Fishers; from the French of Guy de Maupassant.
  • Babies.
  • "On the Stump for the Pump," by Sir Wilfred Lawson.
  • The King's Stratagem, by Stanley G. Weyman.
  • Portaits of Celebrities at different times of their Lives.
    • Earl Granville.
    • G. F. Watts, R.A.
    • Sir John Everett Millais, Bart., R.A.
    • Sir Richard Everard Webster.
    • Miss Marion Terry.
    • William Terriss.
    • Charles Bradlaugh.
    • Henry Pettitt.
  • A New Industry for Ladies, by Miss Grace Harriman.
  • The Waltz in "Faust," by Richard Dowling.
  • Orchids.
  • A Thing that Glistened, by Frank R. Stockton.
  • The State of the Law Courts, I.
  • Stories of the Victoria Cross: Told by Those who have Won it.
  • Playwrights' Manuscripts.
  • The Luckiest Man in the Colony, by S. W. Hornung.
  • Jamrach's.
  • The Spider's Web, a Story for Children; from the French of Jacques Normand.


Volume 1
Year 1891
Collection thestrandmagazine; magazine_rack; additional_collections

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